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30% of Americans Not Prepared for a Financial Emergency: How to Start Saving

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 9:25am
Nearly three in ten Americans have no money saved for a financial emergency, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com.

Wal-Mart Opposed to $6 Billion Card Fee Settlement

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 9:25am
Wal-Mart is urging retailers to reject a proposed $6 billion settlement that Visa, MasterCard and major banks have agreed to pay retailers for alleged fee fixing.

AT&T Smartphone Sales Fall, Boosting Profits

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 9:25am
AT&T is seeing declining smartphone sales, leading to the best profitability ever in its wireless arm as it saves on phone subsidies.

Marlboro Maker Altria Profit Nearly Triples

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 9:25am
Marlboro maker Altria says its second-quarter profit nearly tripled as higher prices helped offset flat cigarette volumes compared with a year ago.

Samaras Seeks Greek Budget Cuts as Troika Arrives for Inspection

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 7:45am
Greece's international creditors return to Athens to assess how far from bailout terms the country has strayed as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras seeks additional budget cuts.

DuPont Earnings Fall on Weak Volumes

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 7:45am
DuPont says its second-quarter earnings fell as volumes were off in several business units.

Stocks Stabilize as China Manufacturing Shows Gain

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
World stock markets were on firmer footing Tuesday as a sign China's manufacturing is beginning to recover provided respite from Europe's deepening debt turmoil.

Home Prices Reach a Bottom, Says Zillow

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
National home values have hit bottom and are on the rise, according to real-estate website Zillow.

Board: BP Missed Big Hazard Issues in Spill

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
BP focused too much on the little details of personal worker safety instead of the big systemic hazards that led to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

China Seeks N. American Energy Reserves, Know-How

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
Chinese energy giant CNOOC's $15 billion offer for Canadian oil and gas producer Nexen is strategically calibrated to win regulatory approval.

Rosneft Starts Talks With BP on Buying Stake in Russian Venture

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
OAO Rosneft, Russia's state-ownedoil producer, began talks to buy BP 's stake in TNK-BP, adding another bidder for the U.K. producer's shares.

Euro Zone Downturn Continues as Outlook Darkens

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
The euro zone's private sector shrank for a sixth month in July as manufacturing output nosedived.

Brazil's Scrapped IPOs Follow Worst Stock Rout in BRICs

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
Brazilian companies are canceling ipos at the second-highest rate among the biggest emerging markets.

Cisco Wins EU Approval for $5 Billion NDS Acquisition

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
U.S. network equipment maker Cisco won unconditional EU regulatory approval on Tuesday for its $5 billion takeover of TV software developer NDS.

Fake Lawsuits Behind China’s ‘Famous’ Brands

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
Corrupt judges and lawyers scheming with companies use courts to stamp a ‘famous’ label on consumer goods.

Spain's Five-Year Yield Rises Above 10-Year Rate for First Time

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:25am
Spain 's five-year notes dropped, pushing the yield on the securities above the rate on the nation's 10-year bond for the first time.

Spain short-term debt costs jump, demand solid

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 5:15am
Spain easily raised its target amount in a short-term debt auction on Tuesday, but paid the second highest yield since the birth of the euro on both bills on concerns the country may need a full sovereign ...

Spain's De Guindos to meet Schaeuble on Tuesday

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 5:15am
Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos will visit Berlin on Tuesday for talks with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a spokeswoman for the German minister said on Monday, adding that Berlin knew of ...

Volume car makers face eurozone earnings split

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 4:15am
Results from European mass-market car makers this week are set to mirror the region's debt crisis as Germany's Volkswagen weathers the deepening slump while peers PSA Peugeot Citroen, Renault and Fiat ...

As China costs rise, technology lures U.S. factories home

Top Finance News - Tue, 07/24/2012 - 2:45am
Seesmart Inc, a small California lighting company, used to make all of its LED products in China, but last year that started to change. Frustrated by expensive and slow shipping and wanting more control ...

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